Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Mitsubishi: Heat pump report is industry wake up call

Mitsubishi has broadly welcomed the Energy Saving Trust’s domestic heat pump report despite mixed industry reaction

John Kellett, General Manager of the Domestic Heating Systems Division, said: “The EST results are not surprising although some have chosen to interpret them as disappointing.”

The trial, which studied heat pumps at 83 sites – 54 ground source and 29 air source – began in early 2009 and monitored the technical performance and customers’ experience over a 12 month period.

“If you look at the actual detail of the results they clearly demonstrate that the technology can and does work in UK homes. The introduction of this report is timely in the evolution of this technology, as it is the first independent publication which identifies the key requirements in ensuring the correct application and use of heat pumps in the UK,” says Mr Kellett…for full story see RAC PLUS